Economy of London

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(Bishopsgate in the City of London) By GDP, London was in 2005 the sixth largest city in the world and the second largest in Europe after Paris. Greater London generates approximately 20% of GDP in the United Kingdom, and the … Read More

Ethnic diversity in London

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Ethnic Group (2011) White 59.8% Asian 18.4% Black 13.3% Métis or other 8.4% Top 20 countries of birth / population, 2011 United Kingdom 5175677 India 262247 Poland 158300 Ireland 129807 Nigeria 114718 Pakistan 112457 Bangladesh 109948 Jamaica 87467 Sri Lanka … Read More

Urbanization and architecture of London

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(Example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in London ”s St Pancras Station) The population density varies considerably in London. The center brings together many jobs while the periphery of the city includes residential areas more or less densely populated areas, … Read More

London’s districts

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  City of London City of Westminster Kensington and Chelsea Hammersmith and Fulham Wandsworth Lambeth Southwark Tower Hamlets Hackney Islington Camden Brent Ealing Hounslow Richmond Kingston Merton   Sutton Croydon Bromley Lewisham Greenwich Bexley Havering Barking and Dagenham Redbridge Newham … Read More

River Thames and London

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Greater London is located in the southeast of England, 50 km west of the Thames Estuary and extends over an area of 1,579 km², which puts the city at the thirty- seventh of the widest areas. The altitude varies from … Read More

Sports in London

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In the twentieth century, London has hosted numerous international sporting events, as the summer Olympics three times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012, making it the first city to receive the Olympics three times. In 1934, the Commonwealth Games were also … Read More

How to Register for Self Assessment in London, UK

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You should register with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) if you need to complete a Self Assessment tax return. For example you may have started self-employment or letting property. HMRC will then decide if you need a tax return. If … Read More

Institute of Cancer Research, London

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Established 1909 Type Public Chairman Lord Ryder of Wensum Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal (University of London) Chief Executive Professor Alan Ashworth FRS Admin. staff 1,075 (2011 average) Students 338 (2010/11) Location London, United Kingdom”, ” Campus Urban Affiliations University … Read More

Universities and higher education colleges in London

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(Imperial College London) London is a global leader in the domain of the education, with one of the largest concentrations of universities and higher education institutions in the world. It has 40 higher education institutions, exceptting the foreign Universities with … Read More

Annual events in London

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Month Event | Location | Year first run January New Year’s Day Parade | Westminster | 1987 London Boat Show | ExCeL Exhibition Centre, Newham | 1956 February The Franchise Show | ExCeL Exhibition Centre | 2009 March Ideal Home … Read More

London Air Ambulance

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London’s Air Ambulance, also referred to as London HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service), is an air ambulance service that responds to injured casualties in and about London, England. The service was formed in 1989 by Dr. Alastair Wilson OBE, as … Read More

London Fashion Week

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London Fashion Week is a trade event held in London twice a year, in February and September. It is one of the “Big Four” fashion weeks, together with New York Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week. London … Read More

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